love·​struck ˈləv-ˌstrək How to pronounce lovestruck (audio)
: powerfully affected by feelings of romantic love for someone : deeply in love
a lovestruck teenager
… a scandal that began with a lovestruck Valley Girl gossiping to her treacherous friend …Nancy Gibbs, Time, 22 Feb. 1999

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1652, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lovestruck was circa 1652

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“Lovestruck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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